About This Place
Not to be confused with West Hampstead, London.
West Hempstead is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) in Nassau County, New York, United States. The population was 18,713 at the 2000 census. West Hempstead is an unincorporated area in the Town of Hempstead.
West Hempstead is located at 40°41′47″N 73°39′9″W / 40.69639°N 73.6525°W / 40.69639; -73.6525 (40.696409, -73.652522).